TiVo teams with mobile ‘Identity Mapping’ company 4INFO for targeted advertising

TiVo teams with mobile ‘Identity Mapping’ company 4INFO for targeted advertising

TiVo has partnered with Palo Alto, Calif.-based mobile advertising tech company 4INFO to deploy a tool that makes audiences addressable across locations and devices. The Custom Connected Identity Map will now be part of TiVo’s Targeted Audience Delivery Data Engine. The solution uses mobile ad IDs (MAIDs) and IP addresses as match keys. Using these keys, […]

Disney’s Dumbo and Accenture Interactive collaborate for the movie poster of the future

Disney’s Dumbo and Accenture Interactive collaborate for the movie poster of the future

Disney is working with Accenture Interactive to evolve the engagement between cinema goers and movie posters, unveiling a facial recognition photo booth to promote the studio’s live-action remake of Dumbo at SXSW in Austin. Through Studio Lab – a co-venture between the two companies designed to develop the production, distribution and marketing of the entertainment […]

New Nissin Cup Noodles Vending Machines Use Instagram as Currency in the US

New Nissin Cup Noodles Vending Machines Use Instagram as Currency in the US

FOODBEAST, a digital media house known for breaking food news and creating visceral food experiences just debuted a social media-powered vending machine with legendary instant noodle company Nissin Foods USA. The machines found their homes within Del Amo Fashion Center (near Lids) in Los Angeles County starting March 1, and Las Vegas Premium Outlets South […]

YouTube and Hulu have taken millions of customers from pay-TV providers

YouTube and Hulu have taken millions of customers from pay-TV providers

Hulu and YouTube together have signed about three million subscribers to their live online TV services, according to Bloomberg, a sign the two internet companies may be outmanoeuvring competitors like Sling TV and DirecTV Now. Hulu’s live service is nearing two million subscribers, while YouTube TV has eclipsed a million, said the people, who asked […]

NYU Langone Health Launches a New App to Study Picky Eating in Young Children

NYU Langone Health Launches a New App to Study Picky Eating in Young Children

Researchers and clinicians at NYU Langone Health have launched a new app that studies children’s food preferences and emotions to better understand picky eating in young children and provides real-time suggestions for parents. When to Wonder: Picky Eating is the first tool to launch from the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry’s When to Wonder platform, which will […]

Facebook reveals premium video ad program Showcase

Facebook reveals premium video ad program Showcase

Facebook has revealed its new premium video ad program, Facebook Showcase. It will give online video and TV ad buyers exclusive opportunities to advertise on Watch, Facebook’s video-on-demand service. As of now, Showcase is only available for advertisers targeting US audiences, but will eanble those ad buyers to access new tools such as In-Stream Reserve, […]

State of California tackles drought with IoT and Blockchain

State of California tackles drought with IoT and Blockchain

The Freshwater Trust (TFT), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit working to protect and restore freshwater ecosystems, is partnering with IBM Research and SweetSense Inc., a provider of low-cost satellite connected sensors, to pilot technologies which can accurately monitor and track groundwater use in one of the largest and most at risk aquifers in North America. Additional research […]

Google shopping search trends: Amazon and Etsy big winners in US

Google shopping search trends: Amazon and Etsy big winners in US

Amazon.com is the eCommerce brand with the biggest absolute improvement in organic search performance on Google over the course of 2018 according to the data from search and content optimisation platform, Searchmetrics. Second on the list was online marketplace, etsy.com. Online marketplace, aliexpress.com, which is owned by Chinese multinational, Alibaba, makes number ten with a 236% […]